Tucson man dies after being hit while jaywalking
Web Producer: Courtney Griffin
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say a man has died after being hit by a car while jaywalking in Tucson.
The victim is identified as 60-year-old William C. Manuel of Tucson.
Based on witness accounts and roadway evidence, Tucson police say Manuel wasn't in a crosswalk when he stepped out between two park cars about 5:30 p.m. Saturday and was struck by a Jeep on East Pennington Street.
Officers say Manuel suffered serious injuries and was transported to a Tucson hospital's trauma center. He died of his injuries early Sunday.
Police say there's no indication that the driver of the Jeep was at fault and no charges are expected.
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